Only applications submitted through the online elite application form are considered. All athletes must have run on a certified course since January 1, 2018. An Elite Athlete application does not guarantee entry. All applications must be approved by the Elite Athlete Coordinator, Matt Ebersole. If your application is accepted you will receive an e-mail from our Elite Athlete Coordinator with a code to register for your event. Please submit your 2019 Elite application here and use the password “eliteapp2019”.
*Meeting these standards does not guarantee elite support. All applications are subject to the discretion of the Elite Athlete Coordinator.
Due to an overwhelming number of elite applications the elite standards have been revised as of 6/26/19.
2019 Elite Standards: Full Marathon
|Qualifying Distance||Open Men||Open Women||Masters Men||Masters Women|
2019 Elite Standards: Half Marathon
|Open Men||Open Women||Masters Men||
2019 Elite Standards: 5k
*Special Case Only. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
2019 Prize Money
|Place||Marathon: Open||Marathon: Masters||Half Marathon: Open||Half Marathon: Masters|
*Overall Awards are Based on Gun Time Additionally, there will be a $1,000 bonus offered to any U.S. man or woman who attains an Olympic Trials qualifying mark in the marathon (Men = 2:19:00; Women = 2:45:00). A $1,000 bonus will be offered to any U.S. man or woman who attains an Olympic Trials qualifying mark in the half marathon (Men = 1:04:00; Women = 1:13:00).